Brian Walton (cyclist)

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Brian Walton
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Brian Walton riding in the Canadian road champion jersey for 7-Eleven in the 1988 Tour de White Rock, White Rock, BC.
Medal record
Men's Cycling
Competitor for  Canada
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta Points Race

Brian Clifford Walton (born December 18, 1965 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a cycling coach and former Canadian professional road and track cyclist. His racing career spanned 18 years, racing professionally for North American pro teams 7-Eleven, Motorola, and Saturn. He represented Canada at the Pan American Games, Commonwealth Games, and the Olympic Games in 1988, 1996 and 2000. He won a silver medal in the points race at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Walton was inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame in 2006.

Walton is a partner at Cadence Performance Cycling Center in Philadelphia.

Teams[edit]

  • 1987-1991 Team 7-Eleven
  • 1991-1993 Team Motorola
  • 1993-2000 Team Saturn
  • 2000-2003 Team Snow Valley (Coach)

Palmares[edit]

  • Olympic Silver Medalist – Points Race 1996
  • 3-time Olympic Team Member (1988, 1996, 2000)
  • 3-time Pan American Games Gold Medalist
  • 1995 Gold - Road race (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
  • 1995 Gold - Points race
  • 1995 Bronze - Pursuit
  • 1999 Gold– Road race (Winnipeg, Manitoba)
  • 1995 Commonwealth Games bronze medal – scratch race
  • 1989 Winner Milk Race (Tour of Britain)
  • 1988 Winner International Dortmund Ritter
  • 1991 Winner International Tour of Bavaria
  • 1991 Winner Stage 6 (time trial) Tour du Pays Basque
  • 10-time national champion - road and track
  • 6-time winner Tour de White Rock

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